Top 10 awesome movies like Black River that you will enjoy watching

You just finished watching Black River and you can't get over how good this movie was. Now you want to watch more of such masterpieces. We have curated a list of similar movies which are created by the likes of Masaki Kobayashi, Fumio Watanabe and Tatsuya Nakadai . Here goes the list -

  1. Inn of Evil
  2. Female Prisoner #701: Scorpion
  3. The Petrified Forest
  4. The Hunter's Diary
  5. Stray Cat Rock: Beat '71
  6. Ôkami to buta to ningen
  7. Police Tactics
  8. Violence at Noon
  9. Karate Warriors
  10. Play It Cool
  1. Inn of Evil

    Inn of Evil

    The story takes place in feudal Japan, when any commerce with the rest of the world was strictly prohibited. An idealist suddenly appears in an isolated inn (the one that the title refers to), the head-quarters of a group of smugglers, with stolen money intended to ransom his loved one who is forced to work in a brothel.

    This movie, created by Masaki Kobayashi, Tatsuya Nakadai and Komaki Kurihara, scores 7.3 on IMDb.

    Genres - Crime | Drama

  2. Female Prisoner #701: Scorpion

    Female Prisoner #701: Scorpion

    After being used and betrayed by the detective she had fallen in love with, young Matsu is sent to a female prison full of sadistic guards and disobedient prisoners.

    This movie, created by Shunya Itô, Meiko Kaji and Rie Yokoyama, scores 7.3 on IMDb.

    Genres - Thriller | Crime | Drama

    You can watch this on Tubi Tv.

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  3. The Petrified Forest

    The Petrified Forest

    Medical student Himoto Haruo makes no compromises in resolving issues with his mother, his authoritarian department boss, and his girlfriend's abusive employer.

    This movie, created by Masahiro Shinoda, Kenichi Hagiwara and Sayoko Ninomiya, scores 7.1 on IMDb.

    Genres - Crime | Drama

  4. The Hunter's Diary

    The Hunter's Diary

    Leaving his wife in Osaka, Honda leads a double life in Tokyo. While living in a hotel, he is also renting an apartment for fulfilling his sexual appetite. There, he records the results of his 'girl hunts' to the last detail in his diary, which he titles 'Hunter's Diary'. One day, he finds a newspaper article about a young woman who was strangled to death. The victim's name seems familiar to him. A few days later, another similar murder case occurs. And again, he notices that the victim was his prey in the past. He soon finds himself in a labyrinth of fear, as the serial murder cases continue and the women he related are eliminated, one by one.

    This movie, created by Kô Nakahira, Noboru Nakaya and Masako Togawa, scores 7.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Mystery | Crime | Drama

  5. Stray Cat Rock: Beat '71

    Stray Cat Rock: Beat '71

    The series swansong, Beat '71, sees Kaji framed and sent to prison by her boyfriend's father and with the help of some hippies she strives to be re-united.

    This movie, created by Toshiya Fujita, Meiko Kaji and Tatsuya Fuji, scores 6.0 on IMDb.

    Genres - Action | Crime | Drama

    You can watch this on Youtube, Google Play Movies and Apple Itunes.

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  6. Ôkami to buta to ningen

    Ôkami to buta to ningen

    A lonely gangster tries recruiting men to plunder a respected and powerful gang.

    This movie, created by Kinji Fukasaku, Ken Takakura and Rentarô Mikuni, scores 7.0 on IMDb.

    Genres - Action | Crime | Drama

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  7. Police Tactics

    Police Tactics

    Conflicts between Hirono's family and Yamamori's family (and their allies) are made more tense by the ambitious underlings and the police's efforts to impose a crackdown on the gangs.

    This movie, created by Kinji Fukasaku, Bunta Sugawara and Akira Kobayashi, scores 7.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Action | Crime | Drama

    You can watch this on Amazon Prime Video and Tubi Tv.

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  8. Violence at Noon

    Violence at Noon

    Two young women must come to terms with the fact that a man they're deeply linked to is a murdering rapist.

    This movie, created by Nagisa Ôshima, Saeda Kawaguchi and Akiko Koyama, scores 7.1 on IMDb.

    Genres - Crime | Drama

  9. Karate Warriors

    Karate Warriors

    A karate fighter and a samurai join opposing gangs to take them down from the inside.

    This movie, created by Kazuhiko Yamaguchi, Shinichi Chiba and Isao Natsuyagi, scores 6.9 on IMDb.

    Genres - Action | Crime | Drama

    You can watch this on Amazon Prime Video and Tubi Tv.

  10. Play It Cool

    Play It Cool

    AN EXPLOITATION SEX DRAMA JUST THIS SIDE OF PINKU-EIGA WITH YAKUZA ELEMENTS.

    This movie, created by Yasuzô Masumura, Mari Atsumi and Yûsuke Kawazu, scores 7.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - Action | Crime | Drama

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